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Table 4 The study groups including their mean age and occurrence of neurofibroma.

From: Unexpected high frequency of neurofibroma in the celiac ganglion of German cattle

  Number of all animals Age in months of all animals Number of analyzable celiac ganglia Age in months animals with analyzable celiac ganglia Number of animals with neuro-fibroma in the celiac ganglion % of neuro-fibroma in analyzable celiac ganglia Age in months of animals with neuro-fibroma
Case animals (BSE + cohorts) 256 73.7 ± 12.6 222 73.4 ± 12.7 22 9.91 73.7 ± 12.2
Control cattle 103 74.9 ± 13.9 66 74.4 ± 11.8 6 9.09 72.2 ± 3.4
BSE 20 78.5 ± 11.6 4 76.8 ± 11.5 1 25 82
Cohorts 236 73.2 ± 12.6 218 73.2 ± 12.8 21 9.63 73.3 ± 12.3
Offspring 32 17.3 ± 9.1 25 17.3 ± 7 0 0
CNS Symptomatic 12 68.7 ± 18.4 9 64 ± 18.7 2 22.22 64 ± 3